Definition of Bicycle at Dictionary.com

[ bahy-si-kuh l, -sik-uh l, -sahy-kuh l ]

/ ˈbaɪ sɪ kəl, -ˌsɪk əl, -ˌsaɪ kəl /


noun

a vehicle with two wheels in tandem, usually propelled by pedals connected to the rear wheel by a chain, and having handlebars for steering and a saddlelike seat.

verb (used without object), bi·cy·cled, bi·cy·cling.

verb (used with object), bi·cy·cled, bi·cy·cling.

to ship or transport directly by bicycle or other means.

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Origin of bicycle

From French, dating back to 1865–70; see origin at bi-1, cycle

OTHER WORDS FROM bicycle

bi·cy·clist, bi·cy·cler, noun

Words nearby bicycle

bicorporal, bicultural, biculturalism, bicuspid, bicuspid valve, bicycle, bicycle chain, bicycle clip, bicycle kick, bicycle motocross, bicycle path

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